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Heavy Medals Awards Luncheon

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Starts On - April 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Ends On - April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
1 E. Continental Dr.
Tempe , AZ 85281

USGBC Arizona will hold its fifth annual Heavy Medals Awards Luncheon at the SRP PERA Club from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

This Awards Luncheon is an opportunity to recognize the owners and their supporting teams for their extra effort to achieve LEED® certification for their buildings.

This in turn enables an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves quality of life for not only the building's inhabitants, but also for the community.

Joining us for this year's keynote presentation is Mark Hartman, Chief Sustainability Officer at the City of Phoenix. Hartman is charged to catalyze the long list of actions already underway to help Phoenix become a global leader in sustainability. Most recently, In April 2016, council approved the 2050 Environmental Goals and now, Hartman is working with departments to add in supplementary social and economic goals.



The 2017 Arizona Leader awards will be presented at the Heavy Medals Awards Luncheon to better recognize and elevate buildings in the state that are raising the bar for sustainable design. Projects that received LEED certification between June 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016 were eligible to nominate themselves for these awards.

Join USGBC in congratulating the 2017 Arizona Leader Award Winners:

Innovative Design, New Construction: Northern Arizona University Student and Academic Services Building
For a LEED certified Building Design and Construction project that demonstrates the use of new technologies and strategies to push the envelope of green design, and meet project challenges in an innovative way.

northern arizona university student academic services


Climate Champion: Northern Arizona University International Pavilion
For a LEED certified project that demonstrates unique design solutions to address the particular concerns of building in the Arizona climate.

northern arizona university international pavilion


Community Champion: ASU Sun Devil Fitness Complex, Downtown Phoenix Campus
For a LEED certified project that addresses the needs of an underserved community, meeting USGBC's vision of healthy and sustainable buildings for all.

ASU sun devil fitness complex, downtown phoenix campus


Building Performance: University of Arizona Old Main Renovation
For a LEED certified Existing Buildings project that demonstrates a significant increase in building performance through the implementation of sustainable design solutions.

university of arizona old main renovation


Green Schools: Phoenix Coding Academy
For a K-12 school that demonstrates sustainable leadership in facility operations and student/community engagement.

phoenix coding academy


Judge's Choice Award: Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona
For their commitment to LEED certification and bringing healthier, more energy efficient homes to all.

habitat for humanity